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S. Carolina House passes revised transportation plan following plea from state DOT chief

S. Carolina House passes revised transportation plan...

Posted by Bobby Atkinson on Mar 24, 2016

The South Carolina House of Representatives didn't wait long to pass a revised $415 million transportation plan after receiving a letter ...

S. Carolina DOT director criticizes transportation bill’s lack of primary highway funding

S. Carolina DOT director criticizes transportation...

Posted by Bobby Atkinson on Mar 23, 2016

South Carolina lawmakers are close to passing a much-needed transportation funding bill, but the head of the state's Department of Transportation is ...

ARTBA to host workshop for state and local transportation advocates

ARTBA to host workshop for state and local...

Posted by Bobby Atkinson on Mar 18, 2016

The American Road and Transportation Builders Association wants to help local and state transportation advocates find success in getting road ...

Utah Senate OKs deal to transfer millions from transportation to water and education

Utah Senate OKs deal to transfer millions from...

Posted by Bobby Atkinson on Mar 14, 2016

The Utah Senate approved a measure that would siphon off about $337.7 million from the state's transportation fund to be used ...

South Carolina Senate approves $400 million transportation bill

South Carolina Senate approves $400 million...

Posted by Bobby Atkinson on Mar 11, 2016

The South Carolina Senate has approved a new transportation bill that sends $400 million to road building without raising the ...

In lieu of raising gas tax, South Carolina lawmakers seek to set aside $400 million for transportation

In lieu of raising gas tax, South Carolina lawmakers...

Posted by Bobby Atkinson on Mar 04, 2016

South Carolina lawmakers have agreed to put forward a bill to set aside $400 million for transportation funding out of the general state budget to avoid ...

Paul, Boxer intro bill calling for 6.5% tax on repatriated foreign earnings to fund highway spending

Paul, Boxer intro bill calling for 6.5% tax on...

Posted by Chris Hill on Apr 20, 2015

As we near the May 31 funding deadline for the Highway Trust Fund (HTF), an expected flurry of proposed legislation ...

There are 90 transportation funding bills awaiting action across the U.S.

There are 90 transportation funding bills awaiting...

Posted by Chris Hill on Mar 03, 2015

The American Road & Transportation Builder’s Association, through its Transportation Investment Advocacy Center (TIAC), reports that 26 state legislatures have ...

Obama proposes 6-year, $478 billion highway bill; industry groups voice support

Obama proposes 6-year, $478 billion highway bill;...

Posted by Brian Ethridge on Feb 02, 2015

As part of his new, $3.99 trillion budget released Monday, President Barack Obama has proposed $478 billion to fund the country’s ...

Vermont Senator introduces $1 trillion infrastructure spending bill

Vermont Senator introduces $1 trillion infrastructure...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Jan 28, 2015

A U.S. senator from Vermont has filed a bill that would designate $1 trillion over the next five years to transportation ...

More reasons not to build toll roads

More reasons not to build toll roads

Posted by Tom Jackson on Jan 19, 2015

As a follow up to my earlier post on the Texas SH 130 toll road, I wanted to elaborate on ...

AASHTO: Annual road investment of $120 billion needed to keep up with demand

AASHTO: Annual road investment of $120 billion needed...

Posted by Marcia Gruver Doyle on Dec 24, 2014

Next year will be a critical year for America’s surface transportation infrastructure, according to a just released report from the American Association ...

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